prognathism

noun
prog·​na·​thism | \ ˈpräg-nə-ˌthi-zəm How to pronounce prognathism (audio) , präg-ˈnā- How to pronounce prognathism (audio) \

Definition of prognathism

: the condition marked by a prognathous jaw

Other Words from prognathism

prognathic \ präg-​ˈna-​thik How to pronounce prognathic (audio) , -​ˈnā-​ How to pronounce prognathic (audio) \ adjective

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circa 1864, in the meaning defined above

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prognathism

noun
prog·​na·​thism | \ ˈpräg-nə-ˌthiz-əm How to pronounce prognathism (audio) , präg-ˈnā- How to pronounce prognathism (audio) \

Medical Definition of prognathism

: prognathous condition

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